Jack and Diane

John Mellencamp

Intro:
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 A little ditty about Jack and Di-ane,
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 Two American kids growin' up in the heartland
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 Jack, he's gonna be a football star;
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 Diane debutante, back seat of Jacky's car

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 Suckin' on a chili dog outside the Tastee Freez;
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 Diane sittin' on Jacky's lap. He's got his hands between her knees.
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Jack he says, "Hey, Diane, let's run off behind a shady tree;
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 dribble off those Bobbie Brooks. Let me do what I please." Sayin'

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      Oh yeah, life goes on,
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      long after the thrill of living is gone. Sayin'
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      Oh yeah, life goes on,
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      long after the thrill of living is gone

Jack, he sits back, collects his thoughts for a moment;
Scratches his head and does his best James Dean.
"Well, then, there, Diane, we gotta run off to the city
Diane says, "Baby, you ain't missin' a thing." But Jack, he says,

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A cappella to drums
Oh, let it rock, let it roll.
Let the Bible belt come and save my soul.
Holdin' on to sixteen as long as you can;
change is comin' 'round real soon, make us women and men,

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little ditty about Jack and Di-ane,
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 two American kids doin' the best that they can


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